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Tom Knutson

Division Leader: GFDL Weather and Climate Dynamics Division



Focus Areas:

  • Tropical Cyclones and Climate Change
  • Detection and Attribution of Climate Change
  • Climate Variability
  • Climate Change Assessments

Thomas R. Knutson

Senior Scientist, NOAA/GFDL

Feature:  A new study on projections of U.S. landfalling hurricane activity: will the proportion of hurricanes making landfall increase?   (Published in Climatic Change, 2022; View-only version here, or full pre-publication version here. Online access to storms datasets from the model here.)
Feature:  Is precipitation changing in your region due to human-caused climate change?
Feature:  WMO Expert Team assessments of tropical cyclones and climate change:  Detection and attribution (2019) and Projected response to anthropogenic warming (2020).  
Feature:  Webinar at Univ. of Maryland (May 18, 2020):  Tough Regional Climate Change Problems:  Detection/attribution and Projections for Hurricanes, Precipitation and Sea-level Pressure Trends

Research Interests